Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 08:04 AM PDT

89% of Californians Think Water Shortage is Serious: Field Poll

89% of Californians Think Water Shortage is Serious: Field Poll

The drought definitely has our attention. A new NBC Bay Area Field Poll shows 89 percent of Californians say the water shortage is "serious."

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 06:12 PM PDT

Candlestick Demolition Temporarily Halted

Candlestick Demolition Temporarily Halted

Demolition halted temporarily on Friday as a construction company and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission tried to figure out whether the use of drinking water - at the height of a state drought - was...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 07:21 PM PDT

Almonds Not the State's Worst Water Offender

Almonds Not the State's Worst Water Offender

The California almond is getting a bad reputation.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:26 PM PDT

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

Almond Farmer on Drought: "We Are Not the Villain"

As the California drought crisis deepens, some people are placing blame on almond farmers because it takes up to a gallon of water to produce a single nut, NBC News reported.

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 08:04 AM PDT

East Bay MUD Switching Its Water Source Due to Drought

East Bay MUD Switching Its Water Source Due to Drought

Tap water in the East Bay might start to taste weird and smell weird, and you can blame it on the drought. Stephanie Chuang reports.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 11:58 AM PDT
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By Asher Klein

10 Crazy (Brilliant) Ideas to End the CA Drought

These are the most out-of-left-field ideas and recommendations out of the nearly... See Full Gallery

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
 

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